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Vinay Pathak Chalo Dilli promotions
|Occupation||Film Actor, Television Presenter, Film Producer, Theatre Actor|
Sonika Sahay(m. 2006)
|Children||Vasudha Pathak |
Vinay Pathak (born 27 July 1968) is an Indian actor. He has starred in many films including Khosla Ka Ghosla, Bheja Fry, Island City and Johnny Gaddaar and had a supporting role in high profile movies like Jism and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.
An actor is a person who portrays a character in a performance. The actor performs "in the flesh" in the traditional medium of the theatre or in modern media such as film, radio, and television. The analogous Greek term is ὑποκριτής (hupokritḗs), literally "one who answers". The actor's interpretation of their role—the art of acting—pertains to the role played, whether based on a real person or fictional character. Interpretation occurs even when the actor is "playing themselves", as in some forms of experimental performance art.
Khosla Ka Ghosla is a 2006 Indian Hindi-language comedy drama film directed by Dibakar Banerjee in his directorial debut. It stars Anupam Kher and Boman Irani. The film is written by Jaideep Sahni, who had previously written Company (2002) and Chak De! India (2007). Though made on a small budget, the film managed to do well at the box office. It won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi for 2006. It was remade into Tamil in 2008 as Poi Solla Porom.
Bheja Fry is an Indian Hindi language comedy film directed by Sagar Ballary and produced by Sunil Doshi. The film stars Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Sarika, Milind Soman and Ranvir Shorey in lead roles. It released on 13 April 2007, and received favourable reviews from critics. Though made on a small budget, the film managed to do very well at the box office. This film was based on the French movie Le Dîner de Cons. The 2010 Hollywood film Dinner for Schmucks was also based on the same French film. It is the first installment of Bheja Fry trilogy.
Pathak was born in Bhojpur district, Bihar, India. He attended the boarding school Vikas Vidyalaya, Ranchi until 1982. After graduating from Allahabad University he moved to USA for higher studies.
Bhojpur district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state in northern India. Arrah town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Bhojpur district came into existence in 1972. Earlier it was the part of Shahabad district.
Bihar is state in eastern India. It is the thirteenth-largest Indian state, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi). The third-largest state by population, it is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, with Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges, which flows from west to east. Three main regions converge in the state: Magadh, Mithila, and Bhojpur.
India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country as well as the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.
While studying at State University of New York at Stony Brook Pathak had many acting roles, notably in the comedies Khosla Ka Ghosla and Bheja Fry .In 1999, he played the role of Vinny in the television series Hip Hip Hurray . He also produced the film Dasvidaniya , which told the story of a common man bidding farewell before dying.
Hip Hip Hurray is an Indian television series created and directed by Nupur Asthana that first aired on Zee TV channel from 21 August 1998 to 25 May 2001.
Dasvidaniya (दसविदानिया) is a Bollywood comedy-drama film released on 7 November 2008. The name of the movie is a pun on the list of ten things to be done before death made by Vinay Pathak, and is a play on the Russian phrase до свидания, meaning good bye.
Along with good friend Ranvir Shorey, he anchored the show OYE. Together they hosted the talk show Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun? ., as well as House Arrest, Duniya Goal Hain and Cricket Crazy. He also teamed up with his friends Ranvir, Suresh Menon, and Gaurav Gera to be a part of a gag-based show The Great Indian Comedy Show .
Ranvir Shorey is an Indian actor and former VJ. Since making his debut in Ek Chhotisi Love Story (2002), he has starred in a number of high-profile films such as Jism (2003) and Lakshya (2004). He has also starred in the critically acclaimed films such as Traffic Signal, Bheja Fry (2007) and the critical and commercial hit Mithya (2008).
Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun? is a Hindi talk show that aired on STAR One. Hosted by Vinay Pathak and Ranvir Shorey, the show regularly featured celebrity guests and comedy gags. The show, which was launched on 6 August 2007, ran for 52 episodes and ended on 1 November 2007.
Suresh Menon is an Indian actor, comedian and television personality.
Pathak starred in a minor role as Inspector Gurpal Badash in a made-for-TV movie Murder Unveiled (2005), featuring the Sikh community in Canada.
Murder Unveiled is a 2005 Canadian television film. The movie is based on the true story of the Jaswinder Kaur Sidhu murder. The film was screened at the Asian Festival of First Films on November 26, 2005 and was first aired on CBC on February 6, 2006.
Pathak acted in the movies Johnny Gaddaar , Aaja Nachle , Khoya Khoya Chand and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi .
Johnny Gaddaar is a 2007 Indian neo-noir thriller film written and directed by Sriram Raghavan, produced under the banner Adlabs. It stars Neil Nitin Mukesh, in his film debut, alongside Dharmendra, Zakir Hussain, Rimi Sen, Vinay Pathak, Govind Namdeo, Dayanand Shetty and Ashwini Kalsekar. The film received critical acclaim., went on to be 'sleeper hit' of the year. The film was later remade in Malayalam as Unnam, in Telugu as Kamina and in Tamil as Johnny.
Aaja Nachle is a 2007 Hindi dance film produced by Aditya Chopra and directed by Anil Mehta. It was released in India and the United States on 30 November 2007. The film stars Madhuri Dixit in her first film after five years, alongside Konkona Sen Sharma, Jugal Hansraj, Akshaye Khanna, and Kunal Kapoor in pivotal roles. The film opened to mixed reviews and was declared a flop by Box Office India.
Khoya Khoya Chand, is an Indian Hindi film directed by Sudhir Mishra which released on 7 December 2007. The film stars Shiney Ahuja and Soha Ali Khan in the lead roles with Rajat Kapoor, Sushmita Mukherjee, Sonya Jehan and Vinay Pathak in important roles. The film captures the lifestyle of celebrities with aplomb with the 1950s film industry as its backdrop.
His next film produced by Pritish Nandy Communications Raat Gayi Baat Gayi, was released in India in December 2009.
His was in the film Antardwand .
Vinay Pathak is married to Sonika Sahay.The couple have 2 daughters Vasudha and Sharinee.
|1998-2001||Hip Hip Hurray||Vincent "Vinnie" George||Hindi|
|2001||Kahani Poori Filmi Hai||Host/presenter||Hindi|
|2002||Kyun Hota Hai Pyarrr||Professor||Hindi|
|2004-2007||The Great Indian Comedy Show||Various characters||Hindi|
|2005||Murder Unveiled||Inspector Gurpal Badas||English||Canadian television film|
|2007||Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun?||Host/presenter||Hindi|
|2010||Kaam Ka Plot||Inspector||Hindi||Television film|
|2013||CID||Mintoo Hasan||Hindi||Bajatey Raho Special episode|
|2013-2014||Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai||Host/presenter||Hindi|
|2019|| The Tashkent Files ||Vivek Agnihotri||Hindi||Set to release|
|2019||Luka Chuppi||Trivedi Ji||Laxman Utekar||Hindi|
|2018||Khajoor Pe Atke||Ravinder||Harsh Chhaya||Hindi|
|2018||Toba Tek Singh||Saadat Hasan Manto||Ketan Mehta||Hindi|
|2017||Dark Brew||Anil Vadera||Akash Goila||Hindi|
|2017||Hanuman Da' Damdaar||Popat Sharma||Ruchi Narain||Hindi||Voice role |
|2016||Motu Patlu: King Of Kings||Guddu Ghalib||Suhas D. Kadav|
|2015||Gour Hari Dastaan||Gour Hari Das||Anant Mahadevan||Hindi|
|Kaagaz Ke Fools||Purshottam Tripathi||Anil Kumar Chaudhary||Hindi|
|Island City||Ruchika Oberoi||Hindi|
|2013||Bajatey Raho||Mintoo Hasan||Shashant Shah||Hindi|
|2012||Midnight's Children||Hardy||Deepa Mehta||English||Canadian-British film|
|2011||Pappu Can't Dance Saala||Vidyadhar Acharya||Saurabh Shukla||Hindi|
|Tere Mere Phere||Jai Dhumal||Deepa Sahi||Hindi|
|Bheja Fry 2||Bharat Bhushan||Sagar Ballary||Hindi|
|Jo Dooba So Paar||Havaldar Tokan||Praveen Kumar||Hindi|
|Utt Pataang||Ram Sharma / Lucky Sardana||Srikanth V. Velagaleti||Hindi|
|Chalo Dilli||Mannu Gupta||Shashant Shah||Hindi|
|Ek Tho Chance||Saeed Akhtar Mirza||Hindi||Special appearance|
|2010||Antardwand||Madhukar Shahi||Sushil Rajpal||Hindi|
|The Film Emotional Atyachar||Joe||Akshay Shere||Hindi|
|My Name is Khan||Jitesh||Karan Johar||Hindi|
|2009||Raat Gayi Baat Gayi||Amit||Saurabh Shukla||Hindi|
|Quick Gun Murugun||Chitragupta||Shashanka Ghosh||English|
|Straight||Mr. Peenu Patel||Parvati Balagopalan||Hindi|
|2008||Oh, My God||Rajendra Dubey||Sourabh Shrivastava||Hindi|
|Dasvidaniya||Amar Kaul||Shashant Shah||Hindi||Also Producer|
|Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi||Balwinder "Bobby" Khosla||Aditya Chopra||Hindi||Nominated-Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor |
Nominated-IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor
|Via Darjeeling||Inspector Robin Dutt||Arindam Nandy||Hindi|
|Mithya||Ram Bhai||Rajat Kapoor||Hindi|
|Manorama Six Feet Under||Sub-Inspector Brij Mohan||Navdeep Singh||Hindi|
|2007||Johnny Gaddaar||Prakash||Sriram Raghavan||Hindi|
|Aaja Nachle||Mr. Chojar||Anil Mehta||Hindi|
|Bheja Fry||Bharat Bhushan||Sagar Ballary||Hindi||Won-Producers Guild Film Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role |
Nominated-IIFA Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role
|Say Salaam India||Mr. Chopra||Subhash Kapoor||Hindi|
|2006||Khosla Ka Ghosla||Asif Iqbal||Dibakar Banerjee||Hindi|
|Mixed Doubles||Vinay||Rajat Kapoor||Hindi|
|2003||Jism||DCP Siddharth||Amit Saxena||Hindi|
|2000||Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega||Monty||Raj Kanwar||Hindi|
|1999||Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam||Tarun||Sanjay Leela Bhansali||Hindi|
|1998||Fire||Guide At Taj Mahal||Deepa Mehta||Hindi/English||Indo-Canadian co-production|
|Bombay Boys||Chaiwalla||Kaizad Gustad||English|
|Year released||Title of Film||Director||Notes|
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